Post by Chris McMillan Post by krw
I have less certainty that the actual results will be as welcome!
Still hoping for the best.
We had a call from Wokingham Community Hospital yesterday to ask if Mike
could go to podiatry in Monday. It wasn’t the lady who generally rings so
I asked why I hadn’t got mine as we’re booked as a pair. I accepted Mike’s
time and within ten mind, she was back. The appts are being sorted by nhs
number. She can see our history and was able to give me one an hr later.
BONUS. The WRVS coffee bar is open.
Downside. Same lady today, very apologetic. Can I change to Tues? I
can. Still going for the ride and the coffee on Mon.
Audiology, cancer unit and podiatry are all friendly and nothing’s too
much, unlike the Eye dept which used to be just like that but is now at
gone breaking point and even the consultants have lost their bedside
manners: thought coming from overseas they may not know they need them.
Optometry and the low vision clinics are less visited but the same is true.
Friendly and understanding of the elderly foibles.
Just all our annual eye appointments to be organised now. Thanks to McT’s
dental trip, I inoe the score there.
Did we mention the second hand operation not being in the medical mix.
Well the lovely Sally phoned yesterday - would I like 20 August? They
are bidding on slots in the operating theatre for the surgeon and if his
number comes up so does mine! I would rather win the real lottery but
Have to be covid swabbed at the horpsital on the Monday and then three
days of isolation until the Thursday, unless they change the rules.
Except I have another medical appointment in another horpsital on the
Anyway further call today, the lottery balls are still up in the air but
they can do the swab in the afternoon (and the other appointment is in
the morning) so that should work.
I did think to ask how I isolate between the covid test at the hospital
(on the Monday) and going to the hospital on the Thursday - but
apparently travelling back and forth is permitted ... I am not sure they
Anyone bored with medical stories sorry!
Kosmo Richard W